April 14, 2019

CUHC participated in Law Day. In April of each year, the anniversary of Parliament’s passing of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom is commemorated through the celebration of Law Day. This year marked the 35th Law Day and the 27th Law Day Open House.


March 7 & 13, 2019; April 17, 2019

Advocates Sandra, Erin, and Doug provided presentations on EI and EIA to UFCW, Elwich Resource Centre, and Ka Ni Kanichihk.


March 2 & 7, 2019

Neil Cohen spoke with students of the Access of Justice class at the University of Manitoba.


November 13 & 14, 2108

CUHC was invited by the Manitoba Federation of Labour to have an information booth at their Annual Health and Safety Conference.


November 7, 2108

CUHC Executive Director attended the annual EI Commission for Workers Forum in Gatineau, Quebec.


October 16, 2018

CUHC had an information booth at Headingly Correction Centre’s Resource Fair where Sandra provided info about CUHC and EIA/EI.


September 20 & November 9, 2018

Sandra has been busy with presentations! Sandra provided general information about EI and EIA to a group of 40 at Success Skills Centre.


August 15, 2018

Sandra (CUHC Advocate) visited Adult Learning on Lombard to provide students with tips and an overview of EIA.


July 29, 2018

Portage la Prairie – Migrant Agriculture Workers Information Fair. Sandra provided information in Spanish regarding EI Special Benefits.


June 13th – 14th, 2018

Sandra Guevara-Holguin and Neil Cohen spoke to Inner City Social Work students about the current EIA and EI challenges.

To learn more about the program, click here.


May 24th – 26th, 2018

Neil Cohen addressed over 500 delegates at this year’s MFL Convention. CUHC also had an information table to provide useful material to attendees.


May 9th-11th, 2018

CUHC Executive Director Neil Cohen was a panelist at the Accessing Justice Conference held May 9-11, 2018 at the University of Winnipeg.

Neil was also a panelist in a mock appeal at this year’s MCAT Conference May 7, 2018.


April 27, 2018

CUHC  joined many at the Day of Mourning Walk and attended the memorial service and special groundbreaking ceremony for the new Workers’ Memorial Park.


April 17th-18th, 2018

Neil Cohen attended the annual forum in Ottawa April 17-18, 2018 representing the Law Society of Manitoba.


April 15, 2018

Law Day Winnipeg

Above: Amy McGowan (Intake & Administrative Assistant), Anastasiia Delikatna (U of M Labour Studies Student), and Melissa Shurvell (Advocate) participated in Sunday’s Law Day.


March 14, 2018

Social Work Week

CUHC participated in Social Work Week and joined many other agencies at the HSC Community Partners Fair.


November 30, 2107

Neil Cohen spoke at the Manitoba Federation of Labour Executive Council meeting.


November 25, 2107

CUHC Executive Director Neil Cohen was a panelist at the 35th anniversary of the Public Interest Law Centre of Legal Aid Manitoba on November 25, 2017.


November 14, 2017

MFL Heath & Safety Conference – CUHC’s informational booth was set up to provide EI information to attendees.


November 8, 2017

CUHC Executive Director Neil Cohen spoke to the Insurance Law Class at Robson Hall/Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba.


November 1, 2017

CUHC Advocate Erin L visited the Winnipeg Adult Education Centre (AEC) and presented information on EIA.


October 18, 2017 & November 22, 2017

CUHC advocate Doug Simpson visited the Success Skills Centre to provide information about Employment Insurance, specifically eligibility requirements.


October 16, 2017

CUHC Advocate Sandra G.H. attended a meeting at the CLC’s offices in Ottawa to discuss EI issues with members of the CLC E.I. committee.